birthday cake

  1. Janey

    Mum's Birthday Cake

    Thank you for your help, very much appreciated my mum's birthday cake turned out lovely 😊
  2. Angie

    Ladybird Cake

    This ladybird cake is a relatively easy design, and the decorations can also be made in advance. The cake itself was a 6-inch victoria sponge filled with strawberry jam and then covered in white icing fondant. The grass is lincoln green, and the blade shapes were made using a cutter. I made...
  3. E

    Help with Birthday Cake Madeira Recipe, please

    Hi, my daughter has requested a 3d shaped cat birthday cake that has either chocolate chips or Oreos in it. I normally use this vanilla recipe baked in a 7" diameter and 3" deep tin and baked at 140C for 1h 40 mins. It always turns out well. 200g self raising flour 200g caster sugar 200g...
  4. Angie

    Summer Blizzard Birthday Cake

    So with it being John's birthday, I finally had time to make him a cake this year. Usually, he reminds me about the day before, and I've never got all the stuff I need, or I'm making one for somebody else. So after patiently waiting two years, he finally gets this one. Now in all fairness, it...
  5. clerahi

    Rainbow Birthday Cake

    Well here it is... the rainbow birthday cake for our granddaughter's 5th birthday yesterday. It's five layers of vanilla sponge, coloured with concentrated pastes, vanilla buttercream in between the layers and crumb coat, milk chocolate buttercream for the icing, dark chocolate ganache for...
  6. clerahi

    Birthday Cake No 1

    Well here is the first birthday cake, for youngest son... Different than planned for various reasons. it's a 7-inch two layer chocolate cake with milk chocolate buttercream between the layers inside. The side is iced with Swiss meringue buttercream, the top and drip are a 50% dark chocolate...
  7. Angie

    Animal (Muppet) Birthday Cake

    My Dad is due to turn 65 this year and rather than make him a cake that merely represented his age; I thought I would create something fitting and fun to help celebrate his birthday! That's when I came up with Animal! I'm making two cakes this week, so in order to help prep in advance, this...
  8. Angie

    Mermaid Cake

    This is an under the sea mermaid-themed birthday cake. I made a Madeira sponge cake filled with buttercream and jam. I covered it with icing/fondant and then created the creatures using different coloured icing. I created the mermaid by using a Doll Pick for the head and body. I made her tail...
  9. Angie

    Kids Corner – Birthday Cake surprise!

    As you know it was recently my birthday, so Hannah decided as part of my present she would make me a cake. She then banished me from my own kitchen and proceeded with her plan; I was only allowed in to take a few photos! Here she is in action! She's good to go with her instructions at the...
  10. Angie

    Frozen Castle Cake

    Here is the Frozen Cake that I have been working on. It is a chocolate top tier filled with chocolate fudge icing, and the base is a Madeira cake filled with jam and buttercream. The turrets and towers were part of the Wilton Castle Cake Set and the Frozen Figures I bought from Disney. The snow...
  11. Colin

    9th birthday cat cake

    This is a birthday cake I put together for my daughter's 9th birthday back in the beginning of January. A Victoria sponge cake bought from Tesco, then I made some butter icing, and then moulded a cat from some black shaping icing (or whatever its called). I used some sprinkles for the eyes.
  12. Angie

    Ben 10 Birthday Cake

    Ben 10 saves the day and this fabulous Ben 10 birthday cake will do just the job to brighten up any little boys birthday. This is an 8-inch Madeira cake covered in pre-dyed party green icing, the black icing is Renshaws, and the characters were bought from the internet. I made the cityscape...
  13. Angie

    Tiara and butterfly birthday cake.

    This is a 10-inch Madeira cake that was covered in both icing and marzipan. The flowers were cut out using blossom cutters, and the butterflies were made using push cutters. The tiara was washed before being placed on the cake and an additional layer of icing was placed on the top so that the...